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Russull Simmons' Top Adviser Interested in Having Man-to-Man Talk with Chief Keef

Russull Simmons' Top Adviser Interested in Having Man-to-Man Talk with Chief Keef
Michael Skolnik, the top political adviser to hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, wants to meet with 17-year old Chicago rapper Keith “Chief Keef” Cozart to tell him face-to-face that he should be using his influencial voice in more positive manner.  At a panel discussion on gun violence for Chicago Ideas Week, Skolnik expressed that he sees... Read more »

Microsoft "Popping In" For The Holiday Season

Microsoft "Popping In" For The Holiday Season
Microsoft is opening one of 34 temporary locations in the U.S. and Canada at the Shops at North Bridge, located at 520 N. Michigan Avenue, on October 26th.  This location, along with an NYC Times Square location, will be the first of the holiday temp stores that will open on this date. The stores will... Read more »

Video Gambling Legalized in Illinois

Video Gambling Legalized in Illinois
Earlier today, it was announced that Illinois is allowing legalized video gambling at restaurants, truck stops, bars, and frat organizations. Illinois Gaming Board Chairman Aaron Jaffe estimated that around 280 machines in about 70 establishments are already hooked up and waiting for the gamblers. The launching of legal video gambling machines comes after three years... Read more »
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The Chicago Riverwalk Facelift

The Chicago Riverwalk Facelift
Having a riverwalk to compete with San Antonio’s riverwalk does not sound too far-fetched, does it? The city is proposing a $100 million addition of the Chicago River riverwalk that stretches from State of Lake streets along Wacker Drive.  Although nothing is set in stone as of yet, it would be nice to have addition... Read more »